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A Changed Man

Prose, Francine

(Audiobook CD - 2005)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Changed Man
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Vincent Nolan, a young neo-Nazi, walks into the Manhattan office of World Brotherhood Watch, a human rights foundation headed by a charismatic Holocaust survivor, Meyer Maslow. Vincent announces that he wants to make a radical change in his life. But what is Maslow to make of this rough-looking stranger who says that his mission is to save guys like him from becoming guys like him? As he gradually changes, Vincent also transforms those around him; including Maslow; Bonnie Kalen, a devoted believer in Maslow's crusade against intolerance and injustice; and her teenage son, Danny. Masterfully plotted, darkly comic, A Changed Man illuminates the everyday transactions in our lives, exposing what remains invisible in plain sight. Remarkable for the author's tender sympathy for her characters, A Changed Man poses the essential questions: What constitutes a life worth living? Is it possible to change? The fearless intelligence, wit, and humanity that inform this novel make it Francine Prose 's most accomplished yet. Performed by Eric Conger
Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, cp2005
ISBN: 006077651X
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction PROSE
Characteristics: 13 sound discs (15 hrs.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Conger, Eric
Alternate Title: Changed man: a novel

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Charismatic Holocaust survivor Meyer Maslow is taken aback when a rough-looking young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of Maslow's human rights foundation and declares that he wants to "save guys like me from becoming guys like me."


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